15 Toxic Things Poisoning Your Children That Are Hiding In Almost Every Home

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TweetYumTheLastAmericanVagabond.com We live in a consumeristic culture that encourages us to buy numerous products we don’t need, many of which are filled with dangerous chemicals. We are constantly exposed to toxins because they’re hidden in our food, body products, “medicine,” household items, and even the air we breathe. Many of these products have misleading labels […]

U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

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TweetYumPresident Obama loves taking credit for saving the American auto industry and this week a federal audit reveals that the rescue effort has fleeced U.S. taxpayers out of an astounding $ 9.7 billion. While this may seem inconceivable to most, the numbers don’t lie. The United States Treasury has recorded a $ 9.7 billion loss […]

Leaked Memo Exposes Toxic US ‘Burn Pit’ in Afghanistan

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TweetYum (WIRED)   For years, U.S. government agencies have told the public, veterans and Congress that they couldn’t draw any connections between the so-called “burn pits” disposing of trash at the military’s biggest bases and veterans’ respiratory or cardiopulmonary problems. But a 2011 Army memo obtained by Danger Room flat-out stated that the burn pit at […]

FLASHBACK: World Trade Center Scrap Lands in India

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TweetYum(CorpWatch)   It might seem like a tangent to the tragedy of the Sept 11th attacks: the fate of the thousands of tons of steel that formed the twin towers. As with so many other unwanted materials from the US, more than 30,000 tons of steel scrap — possibly contaminated with asbestos, PCBs, cadmium, mercury and […]

Government ‘may sanction nerve-agent use on rioters’, scientists fear

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TweetYumLeading neuroscientists believe that the UK Government may be about to sanction the development of nerve agents for British police that would be banned in warfare under an international treaty on chemical weapons. A high-level group of experts has asked the Government to clarify its position on whether it intends to develop “incapacitating chemical agents” […]